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Drinks & Eats Mighty Ginger Root

I Dream Of Ginger

Natasha Nesic

Love it, or hate it, ginger is a powerful flavor, and healing force! Natasha recounts her flavor journey with the root, and how it has helped her heal from gingery... oops - we mean injury! Do you enjoy some in your teas? Read on...

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Enjoyment Find the perfect gift for the Men in your life this Father's Day

Gifts for the Guys

Heather Edwards

This year, let’s get personal, and match a gift to your guy that says you know what he loves. Amp it up beyond the golf balls and silk ties; say no to another grill utensil set, and absolutely no phone gadgets, he probably has them all anyway. Instead, think Vintage, Experience, and Love.

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Drinks & Eats Selection of Cheeses

TEA AND CHEESE

Heather Edwards

It is no small irony that Asian tea has become the go-to beverage to revolutionize the European-U.S. cheese flight. We offer a beginner’s guide of pairing teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, Ceylon, and India with cheese selections from the dairy producers of Great Britain, The Netherlands, Italy, France, and the U.S. (Yes, India does offer paneer, but it’s a modest cheese producer.)

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History Gilded cups and saucers

Is It REALLY an Antique?

Diana Rosen

Is the tea set gathering dust in your cupboard valuable? Learn some tips and hints to discover if your set is worth something, or what to look for when you're scouring the antique and thrift stores for the once-in-a-lifetime find!

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Drinks & Eats Yerba Mate and its traditional serving cup

Coffeatime

Natasha Nesic

I thought I finished experimenting in college, but with tea now in my life, the universe had other ideas. Let's explore the first of many tea creations... our first one with... COFFEE?! WARNING: Kids, don't try any of this at home. (But since I know that you will anyway, I'm giving you all the mistakes I made, so that you can learn from them.)

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Culture Tea filter has more than 1 meaning

Is Tea Millennial?

Natasha Nesic

If you've been anywhere near your Facebook feed recently, it seems that tea has been getting bigger and bigger in social culture. Blame the Millennials! This current generation of pesky kids has a lot to answer for, Instagramming their leaves all over the place. Question is: does that make tea a "Millennial thing"? And come to think of it--what the cup does "Millennial" mean, anyway?

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Health & Beauty Let's Get Physical

Workout Wonderteas: Turmeric

Natasha Nesic

Resolutions waning? Too much Valentine's Day Chocolate? Find out how incorporating the wonders of turmeric into your life, workouts, and (most importantly) teas can help! Take it from Natasha, who's a Personal Trainer for Life & Tea Sommelier! If anyone could be more qualified to combine tea and fitness... and turmeric! Read on!

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History White Tea

ALL ABOUT WHITE TEA

Diana Rosen

Looking for something delicate yet flavorful? White teas are the answer. With a lower level of caffeine, they offer a softer pep-in-your step, and they look beautiful brewing in glass pots or cups! Learn about their history, and check out some of our favorites!

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History Enjoying Yak Tea

Yak Butter Tea: The Original Bulletproof Beverage

Jenessa Puenner

Yak Butter?! Adding a little butter and/or your favorite natural oil to your morning brew became a popular trend a few years ago when "bulletproof coffee" burst onto the scene. What is the real origin of this trend? In far-flung Tibetan culture, yak butter tea has been known as as the national drink of choice for centuries. This modern trend has a fascinating, ancient and scientific history that predates any Western health buzz.

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Health & Beauty Tea Relaxation

Care for Yourself With Tea

Samantha Albala

Tea is a perfect ingredient to include in a self-care regimen. Why? Tea requires attention and care, and is itself a reward. This focus is what makes tea grounding and revitalizing, and in return gives back the attention, care, and reward put into making the cup.

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